Crisis, Urbanization, and Urban Poverty in Tanzania: A Study of Urban Poverty and Survival Politics


Crisis, Urbanization, and Urban Poverty in Tanzania: A Study of Urban Poverty and Survival Politics
Name Crisis, Urbanization, and Urban Poverty in Tanzania: A Study of Urban Poverty and Survival Politics
Author Joe Lugalla
Description Third World urbanization is accompanied with declining trends in economic growth and appalling conditions of urban poverty. Lugalla provides an in-depth analysis of the `rocess of urbanization in Tanzania during the period of crisis and policies of adjustments, focusing mainly on their impact on the socio-economic conditions of life in the urban areas. While using a case study of Tanzania, this book can be useful in observing what happens in other African countries that are also experiencing a severe social and economic crisis and have adopted, or are planning to adopt, the adjustment policies. Contents: Abbreviations; Tables; Colonialism and the History of Urbanization in Tanzania; The Post-Colonial State and the Urbanization Process: 1961-1993; The Politics and Problems of Urban Housing; Squatter Settlements and the Politics of Urban Poverty in Dar-Es-Salaam: A Case Study of Three Settlements; The Crisis in Urban Civic and Social Service Facilities and Urban Poverty; Urban Poverty and Survival Politics; The State and the Urban Poor; Conclusion: How Tanzania Should Proceed From Here.
Publisher University Press of America
Language Not Available
Rating 2.0
ISBN 0819197416
Total Pages 223
Published Year 1995
Published Month 2
Published Day 5
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